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Ex-immigration officials in bribery scandal charged with plunder

Mar 23, 2018 - 4:12 PM

Former immigration intelligence chief Charles Calima is cleared

EX-IMMIGRATION OFFICIAL. Former immigration deputy commissioner Al Argosino faces the Senate probe into alleged corruption at the Bureau of Immigration in January 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Aguirre unhappy with Morente's explanation of missing P20M

Dec 22, 2016 - 4:03 PM

Retired police senior superintendent Wally Sombero turns over to the Office of the Ombudsman on Thursday December 22 P2 million

PROBE ORDERED. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II holds a press briefing in Malacañang on November 16, 2016. File photo by Albert Alcain/Presidential Photo

Drilon seeks BI overhaul amid corruption scandal

Dec 16, 2016 - 12:34 PM

Senate President Pro Tempore Franklin Drilon files Senate Resolution No 256 days after two immigration officials admitted receiving P50 million from gambling tycoon Jack Lam

REORGANIZATION. Senate President Pro-Tempore Franklin Drilon files a resolution seeking for a reorganization of the Bureau of Immigration, which has been long plagued with corruption issues. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Aguirre sacks BI intel chief over extortion scandal

Dec 14, 2016 - 10:26 AM

UPDATED Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II fires retired police general Charles Calima Jr after he was implicated in an alleged extortion case involving other immigration officials

JUSTICE CHIEF. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre III fields questions from reporters at a news brieifing. File photo from Presidential Photo

PMA graduates smallest batch in almost 5 decades

Mar 07, 2016 - 1:57 PM

If President Aquino approves the Philippine Military Academy resolution the school will take in 400 exam passers in April to supplement this year s small number of graduates

PMA GABAY LAYA CLASS 2016. Among the top graduates of Asia's oldest military school are Cdt 1CL Kristian Daeve Glacio Abiqui of San Pablo, Isabela (left-most, 1st row), and  2 females: Cdt 1CL Christine Mae Naungayan Calima from Bolinao, Pangasinan, and 3rd Cdt 1CL Arby Jurist Azman Cabrera. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: MSMEs showcased at APEC's Int'l Media Center

Nov 19, 2015 - 2:47 PM

Philippine based micro small and medium enterprises feature culture history versatility in their craftsmanship

From Expo Mandaue. A 1959 Porsche convertible (not for sale) hand-made with coconut twigs and ratan encased in fiber glass is displayed at Expo Mandaue in the IMC. It was designed by Clayton Togonon. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler